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A 31-year-old South Korean has been charged with using stolen personal information to hack the online accounts of 25 million users of the country’s popular Naver portal. The Asian nation’s National Police Agency said the suspect purchased the data – including names, addresses, internet IDs and passwords – back in August last …

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"For the record, a Naver spokesman distanced the company from the attack, telling the paper that the problem was down to the ready availability of personal info on the black market in Korea and not the fault of the internet giant.

He’s got a point. South Korea has seen a spate of high profile mega-breaches of late, exposing the data of tens of millions of locals."

Hmm, not my fault we left holes?

Not my fault we didn't do a proper investigation in to security?

I don't think he has a point - other than 'Look! over there! Squirrel!'.

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